J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Scene on a ?Welsh River 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Scene on a ?Welsh River 1798
Turner Bequest XXXIII D
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 244 x 384 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXIII D’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg also considered1 that the scene is on the Teifi near Cilgerran; it may alternatively be a view on the Wye.
Technical notes:
The sheet is stained and scratched.
Blank, save for colour trials; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Scene on a ?Welsh River 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-scene-on-a-welsh-river-r1174964, accessed 21 October 2021.